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Old 22 Aug 2014, 02:21 pm
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Default Heavy juddering when braking... Any ideas?

Hi, when I brake, especially at high speeds, I'm getting a heavy juddering, rattling the steering wheel. The brakes are slowing the car and stopping it fine, just making one hell of a racket and vibration. I've changed the rotors and pads, done both front wheel bearings and am now at a loss for what else to check. Any help greatly received.
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Old 22 Aug 2014, 03:12 pm
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Default Re: Heavy juddering when braking... Any ideas?

Make sure your rear brakes are adjusted properly. Check you ball joints, tie rod ends, and the bushings in the lower control arms. If you have abs breaks a bad sensor can cause similar symptoms. But usually at near stoping. Also this usually feels like it not stoping well.

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Old 22 Aug 2014, 04:18 pm
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Yep Ball Joints , Tie Rod Ends
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Old 22 Aug 2014, 05:23 pm
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what boonie said tir rod ends could be gone struts can make it shake and bounce make sure the break system is correct
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